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Three Aspects of a Comprehensive Logistics Solution

There are three aspects of a comprehensive logistics solution that enhance supply chain management. 1.) Logistics Planning Services This involves both logistics planning and inventory planning. Logistics planning entails entering account/client/order details into a computerized system and making it available to 2.) Warehousing The ability to safely and cost-effectively store clients’ merchandise is central to …

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Logistics: What It Is, Where It Came From and Where It Is Today

Logistics is basically a way to manage the flow of resources (usually scarce) from point of origin to point of use. The importance of logistics was highlighted during the two World Wars. Back then, logistics mainly involved delivering men and materials on the battlefield. Needless to say, the world of logistics has come a long …

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Cybersecurity and Logistics

Logistics, like many other aspects of conducting a business, involves the electronic transfer of sensitive information. While utilizing cyberspace for communicating important information is definitely beneficial for any supply-chain, it is also a potential problem. Where cyberspace simplifies and speeds up communication, it also makes the information communicated vulnerable to cybercrime. Even brick-and-mortar businesses, such …

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The Trend Towards Third Party Logistics (3pl)

Though varying across industries; logistics cost contributes to a significant portion of business operations. Logistics whether inbound/inward or outbound/outward ensure the proper functioning of a business. It is one way to measure how efficient a business is operating. Academic research confirms that outsourcing of logistics can serve as a means to achieving competitive advantage; especially …

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Blunders In Selecting Logistics Partner

While a well-planned logistics outsourcing approach can yield cost advantage; the very same approach if ill-managed can cost the company a lot. Logistics outsourcing is without doubt gaining significance in today’s business world. Companies aim to focus on their key activities; while letting others focus on the peripheral activities. However, poor managerial decisions while outsourcing …

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